Franklin Mortgage Banker Jennie Brown Joins Franklin Synergy Bank

JennieBrown.jpgFranklin, TN - December 16, 2010 - Franklin Mortgage Banker Jennie Brown has joined the Franklin Synergy Bank team. Brown’s appointment as Mortgage Loan Originator was announced Thursday by Franklin Synergy Bank President Richard Herrington. Brown will be located at Franklin Synergy’s Brentwood mortgage office in the Synergy Business Park. She joins Franklin Synergy after a mortgage career that began at AmSouth Bank (Regions Bank) and includes service at Community First Bank & Trust.

"We're delighted to have Jennie with us," Herrington said. "She brings eight years of mortgage lending experience to our team; expertise that has never been more critical than in a difficult economic time such as the current market. While some of the larger banks have cut back their mortgage lending, Franklin Synergy Bank is open for business.”

Brown is a Nashville native. She is active in the community through the Fanny Battle Day Home for Children, participating in their annual caroling program. Brown is also active in the Williamson County-Franklin Chamber of Commerce.

“I am excited about the opportunity to work with Franklin Synergy. It’s a quality mortgage operation with an emphasis on customer service,” noted Brown. “Franklin Synergy Bank cares about the kind of experience their customers have at the bank and they care about their employees. The opportunity to provide that kind of atmosphere and attention was my primary motivation in joining Franklin Synergy Bank.”

Franklin Synergy Bank opened its first office in November 2007 in Cool Springs and earned its first profit in the first quarter of 2009. The bank reached $100 million in deposits in October 2008, the same month Franklin Synergy opened an office in the Bennett House in downtown Franklin. In July of 2009, the bank reached $200 million in deposits. The Downtown Franklin headquarters and office opened on Columbia Avenue on May 17, 2010 (the Bennett House office was closed). In addition, Franklin Synergy operates a mortgage office in Synergy Business Park in Brentwood. Additional information about Franklin Synergy is available at the bank’s website: www.franklinsynergybank.com.